A taste of France at the Calais Wine and Food Fair

Written by on February 8, 2013 in Nord-Pas de Calais

 Calais Wine and Food Fair

February 7th-9th 2014 sees the 8th edition of the Calais Wine and Food Fair. Since inception this gastronomic event has grown and grown and this year promises to be an exceptional event in the town of Calais in the north of France.

To celebrate the entire town has come together to offer a raft of outstanding deals from savings on hotels to travel, from restaurants to attractions.

When you’re all wined and dined out from your visit to the Wine Fair, you can try one of the fabulous special menus being created by some of the top chefs in the region just for this event  – details of the restaurants here.  Some restaurants are also offering a complimentary glass of kihr or wine on production of your Wine Fair ticket or any travel ticket between the UK and France dated mid January to mid February.

The Calais Wine and Food Fair February 2014

Held at the Forum Gambetta in the centre of town, The ‘Salon des Vignerons et de la Gastronomie’  offers a wonderful chance to try wines from all over France with more than 50 producers in attendance.

You can enjoy the greatest French wines from the regions of Alsace, Burgundy, Bordeaux, Rhone Valley, Jura, Loire Valley, Provence, Tourain and Savoie.  You’ll be giving your own tasting glass at the entrance and the wine producers present will be delighted for you to sample the very best wine in France without any obligation to buy – but with so many fabulous choices on offer you’re bound to find a tipple to take home with you.

It’s a chance also to enjoy French cuisine at it’s best with fine food being showcased from the four corners of France. From traditional Savoyard dishes, served in chalets similar to those found at Diots in Savoie, with Tartiflette and Raclette both on the menu, to  those famous french frog legs cooked in butter! Over the weekend you can enjoy cookery demonstrations with top chefs from restaurants in Calais,

Calais Wine and Food Fair Entrance fee: 3 € (includes wine tasting glass)

Download your free entry coupon for 2 People here
Our Top Ten things to see and do in Calais
Calais Tourist Office website

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